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Mary Mary Joins Florida Boycott in Honor of Trayvon Martin
The Christian Post ^ | August 5, 2013

Posted on 08/05/2013 9:02:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

According to Essence magazine, the GRAMMY Award winning gospel dou Mary Mary will Join Stevie Wonder in his Florida concert boycott following the acquittal of former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman.

"We will stand with Stevie Wonder & boycott Florida until the Stand Your Ground Law is changed," the pair reportedly told their Twitter followers. The pair explained "We love our fans but we MUST do something. We understand that a No from us isn't as big as a 'No' from Stevie Wonder, but if all our voices join together we can REALLY change things."

Before the announcement, Mary Mary singer Tina Campbell attended a April 2012 rally in Los Angeles and sang to Trayvon's family.

A jury of six women acquitted Zimmerman in July of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges related to the late night slaying of African-American teenager Trayvon Martin. Civil rights advocates say Martin, who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and carried a ice tea and skittles when Zimmerman spotted him, was the victim of racial profiling. Zimmerman's family argues that he defended himself after he and Martin got into a physical fight.

Advocates are now asking the the Department of Justice to take up the case.

Stevie Wonder's boycott reportedly includes recording artists Eddie Levert, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Usher, Pattie Labelle, Kanye West, Trey Songz, Jay Z, Rolling Stones, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Joe, Will I AM, Keyshia Cole, Young Jeezy, Erykah Badu, Wale, Frankie Beverly, and Parliament.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blacks; boycott; entertainment; florida; gospel; gospelmusic; honor; joins; marymary; trayvon; trayvonmartin; trayvonstroops; zimmerman
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Guess I'm getting old. I have no idea who that is.
1 posted on 08/05/2013 9:02:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing to worry about.


2 posted on 08/05/2013 9:03:48 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Echolalia.... Mary Mary

Its a New Trend Trend...In Pop Pop “Music””music”

ive never even heard or read the name before frankly

Im certain Florida will be DEVASTATED by the lack of mary mary!!/s


3 posted on 08/05/2013 9:09:17 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh boy, more celebs stand their ground for “stupidity,stupidity”.


4 posted on 08/05/2013 9:12:20 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Oil is organic.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Echolalia...you just made that up, right?


5 posted on 08/05/2013 9:12:48 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They obviously aren’t interst3ed in being contrary.


6 posted on 08/05/2013 9:15:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And the Rolling Stones who will bizarrely perform “Brown Sugar” and “Some Girls” to a lyrically oblivious crowd.


7 posted on 08/05/2013 9:16:00 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t know her either, but I hear she is Quite Contrary.


8 posted on 08/05/2013 9:17:47 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
WOMEN
AGAINST
ROCK
FLORIDA
9 posted on 08/05/2013 9:20:26 PM PDT by Lonely Bull
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If fuel wasn’t so expensive, I’d tow my boat to Pensacola, and enjoy the quite.


10 posted on 08/05/2013 9:21:00 PM PDT by pallis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gospel singers— shame, I really liked some of their music...when will people who have careers dependent upon other people LIKING THEM(for their talent/craft) learn to keep out of public politics...geeshk...

most people are smart enough to NOT talk politics AT WORK!


11 posted on 08/05/2013 9:22:03 PM PDT by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE thatEARTH....Archimedes)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
nope echolalia   ech·o·la·li·a [ek-oh-ley-lee-uh] Show IPA noun 1. Psychiatry. the uncontrollable and immediate repetition of words spoken by another person. 2. the imitation by a baby of the vocal sounds produced by others, occurring as a natural phase of childhood development Odrama has exhibited signs of delayed echolalia on occasion
12 posted on 08/05/2013 9:22:31 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I believe they are a Gospel Singer Duo


13 posted on 08/05/2013 9:23:23 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: MeshugeMikey
Im certain Florida will be DEVASTATED by the lack of mary mary!!

We are gobsmacked!; flummoxed!; debilitated!; macerated!; and expectorated!

Our depression is exceeded only by our exhilaration.

Whatever....

14 posted on 08/05/2013 9:24:15 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh Noooooooooo! First Steven Wonder and now Mary Mary. I really feel bad for those folks in Florida. They’re going to have to learn to take a good, old fashioned “hood beat down” like a man if they want to pay to see Steven and Mary Mary sing. Or whatever it is they do.


15 posted on 08/05/2013 9:25:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Senator Foghorn says, You should never resist being raped, robbed, beat down or murdered.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Quite Contrary are their backup singers.


16 posted on 08/05/2013 9:25:52 PM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who, who?


17 posted on 08/05/2013 9:28:44 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: BigCinBigD

Exactly, exactly.


18 posted on 08/05/2013 9:29:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Stevie Wonder's boycott reportedly includes recording artists Eddie Levert, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Usher, Pattie Labelle, Kanye West, Trey Songz, Jay Z, Rolling Stones, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Joe, Will I AM, Keyshia Cole, Young Jeezy, Erykah Badu, Wale, Frankie Beverly, and Parliament.

How many Indian casinos do they have in Florida?

19 posted on 08/05/2013 9:30:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Senator Foghorn says, You should never resist being raped, robbed, beat down or murdered.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Just more opportunity for other has-been bands and singers who ain’t boycotting them.


20 posted on 08/05/2013 9:31:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm not proposing this, but I do wonder...

... Has anyone on the side of SYG proposed a counter-boycott of hyper-gun-law states? Consider New York, California, and Illinois, for example?

.

21 posted on 08/05/2013 9:31:58 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Well....damn.

What am I gonna do with my bloody bloody without any mary mary?

22 posted on 08/05/2013 9:33:18 PM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: uglybiker

got me got me! /s


23 posted on 08/05/2013 9:34:03 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pretty soon, Florida may be on our Vacation list....if the boycotts continue!


24 posted on 08/05/2013 9:34:06 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: goodnesswins

I agree. If Florida were idiot free it might be pretty nice.


25 posted on 08/05/2013 9:36:07 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: goodnesswins

If it weren’t for the humidity we might be tempted to move back. Can I do something to keep them out of NV? Never mind, vegas money speaks louder than FL money apparently.


26 posted on 08/05/2013 9:36:12 PM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: Seaplaner

Already happening without us lifting a finger.

27 posted on 08/05/2013 9:37:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: GBA

Well of course they are.


28 posted on 08/05/2013 9:40:19 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: DeFault User

would you settle for a Hail Mary?...


29 posted on 08/05/2013 9:41:20 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the place will be packed with Gary Lewis and The Playboy Impersonators....


30 posted on 08/05/2013 9:42:25 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Chicago Murder Updates..http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If these people are really committed, they should boycott America altogether.


31 posted on 08/05/2013 9:43:15 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: Baynative

32 posted on 08/05/2013 9:46:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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This is devastating.... Mary Mary is boycotting Florida!!! The final nail in the coffin will be when Steve Steve joins the boycott!!
33 posted on 08/05/2013 9:52:03 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Excellent reply, 2DV.


34 posted on 08/05/2013 10:00:06 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

can we boycott everything democrat?

can we build a fence to keep them out?


35 posted on 08/05/2013 10:20:59 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good! The progressives are self deporting from Florida. I could not be happier!


36 posted on 08/05/2013 10:48:23 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who gives a sh*t.


37 posted on 08/05/2013 11:03:15 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: headstamp 2

I am heartbroken. All these performers that I never heard of and have no interest in, are refusing to come to Florida. Whatever shall I do?

Guess I’ll just go on, living my life as before, and still not caring who they are or what they do.


38 posted on 08/05/2013 11:30:13 PM PDT by womanvet (Amnesty for aliens? Do the Roswell critters get to vote?)
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To: Seaplaner

Most conservative entertainers (that I know of) tend not to use their performing talent as a way to punish people who don’t agree with them. There are exceptions, when the wrong is both severe and obvious, such as not singing, dancing or shaking one’s arse for the titillation of evil dictators such as Gaddafi (pre-death, of course).


39 posted on 08/05/2013 11:58:07 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Look at the very last word in your article. That word is Parliament. Are you telling me the Parliaments from the 1970s are still drug free enough to perform in front of people? Well, color me surprised, if that’s who is spoken of.


40 posted on 08/05/2013 11:58:07 PM PDT by lee martell
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Do they arrive on stage in funky hover-rounds and scooters?

41 posted on 08/06/2013 12:08:35 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

never heard of her


42 posted on 08/06/2013 12:26:16 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/crossfade/2013/07/jay_z_justin_timberlake_florida_boycott.php

the big badboys of hip hop have too much invested in their Miami nightclubs to change their lavish lifestyle for a dead hoodie punk

But surely these “entertainers” will stand with the boycott “in spirit” as they continue to rake in millions exploiting angry nihilistic black culture that kills young men like Trayvon


43 posted on 08/06/2013 2:05:17 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

watch the Miami club scene

the uber rich rap/hip hop exploiters like “jay-Z/beyounce” and moron Kanye West won’t be able to detach themselves from the big money they rake in there...don’t some of them own homes and clubs in FL? Lower taxes than LA


44 posted on 08/06/2013 2:09:25 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who?


45 posted on 08/06/2013 2:10:00 AM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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So all of these celebrities, trayvon's supporters and peers are boycotting Florida?

If I had money to invest it would be in tourism in FL.

46 posted on 08/06/2013 2:13:27 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mary Mary should just call themselves M2. They’re not going to be any less recognizable.

Also, saw that list of “artists” boycotting Florida. So, the Sunshine State is going to go without rappers and wrinkles on the concert stages, huh? What about us here in Virginia?? What can WE do to get on your boycott list?


47 posted on 08/06/2013 2:16:30 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who the heck is Mary, Mary?


48 posted on 08/06/2013 2:22:39 AM PDT by meyer (What would John Hancock do?)
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To: silverleaf

Imagine the bind this puts Gloria Estefan in. LOL!


49 posted on 08/06/2013 7:13:13 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Senator Foghorn says, You should never resist being raped, robbed, beat down or murdered.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Blackcott: Voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a black/negro person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons.

Time has come.... to quit patronizing these racist bigots.


50 posted on 08/22/2013 9:20:23 AM PDT by 57Chevy (Freedom is not Free!)
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